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educated on the law. that's what we find out most of the time is they are just un awe aware of what the law is. >> reporter: robin ables with power paws told us a lot of businesses just don't know the law. the americans with disability act states that you, a business, may not insist on proof of state certification before permitting a service animal to company the person with the disability. so what about local or state ordinances regarding dogs h it comes to service animals federal law comes first. >> i am sure they will realize, we made a mistake, no big deal and it is order. don't make those mistakes. the news tonight is far from over. >> news edge at 11 starts right now. [ music ] >> this is fox 5 numbs edge at 11. >> the hunt is on for a hit and run driver. they plowed into a woman in silver spring and dragged her body. thanks for joining us.
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i'm will thomas. >> and i'm maureen umeh. tonight we have learned who the victim is and what she was doing when the car hit her and just took off. family members fear she may not survive. >> reporter: 25-year-old daniela was born in guatemala. most recently worked and lived about a block from where she was hit at 8:00 saturday night. struck just a few feet away from her boyfriend's home. >> i heard a thump and it sounded like a car hit another car. >> reporter: they are looking all they can to find a driver of what they believe was a small dark sedan, possibly a honda. they say the force of the impact caused some damage. and even a piece of evidence was left behind. >> it did leave the right-hand side exterior passenger mirror on the scene after it struck her. >> reporter: neighbors say this narrow stretch of carol avenue can be hazardous. many drivers ignore the speed limit we're told, even with a school just across the street.
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>> i've seen the crossing guard almost get hit trying to cross the kids to school. so people don't go by the speed limit. >> it's a busy street. >> yes. >> you have to actually make sure you see what's coming. make sure you are out of harm's way before you get into your vehicle. >> reporter: family members were too upset to speak to us on camera tonight. but they did want to you see daniela's face. as they pray she somehow recovers, they also want the hit and run driver who put her in the hospital found. >> there is also the possibility that the driver of the vehicle and it's a possibility opal, could have been intoxicated and may not realize they hit anything at all. in y county. matt aklin, fox 5 news. >> they are looking for a dark colored sedan, maybe a honda. they believe the car could have some damage to the front headlight and maybe the hood even. >> the family of sarah haily fox says politics is getting in the way of justice.
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thomas legs is accused of kidnapping and killing her in salisbury last december. her family says the current state's attorney knows the case best and should prosecute it but he lost the democratic primary. now the republican candidate said he would let him handle the case. but we should also say the democratic candidate says he hasn't ruled that out either. hundreds of korans set to be burned in pastor terry jones 9/11 stunt in florida will soon be serving a new purpose in our area. where everywhere at 11. patrick mahoney has selected 225 of those korans and will distribute them to christian churches as a tool of interface dialogue. he says he has spoken with several muslim leaders. the action is mixed but all are grateful they will not be burned. >> scary moments for dozens of passengers aboard a flight from new york state to atlanta. the plane had to make an emergency landing at jfk airport after the landing gear apparently malfunctioned.
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federal transportation officials are now investigating. new controversy surrounding the abortion pill. opponents are considering using tele medicine to make it more available. a doctor could administer the pill to a woman after consultations via the internet. it makes getting an abortion too easy and poses a health risk because it does not include a face-to-face meeting. tele medicine is a growing trend for patients in areas with little access to doctors. federal former air force officials are taking the cloak off reported ufo sightings on u.s. military businesses. the group of former military commanders are set to reveal several alleged ufo sightings which they say shut down nuclear missiles. chavez got a preview of the accounts and some top secret documents that are now being released. >> they were seeing strange lights in the sky. >> reporter: robert salas worry aliens have their eyes on our nuclear weapons. the minute man launch officer remembers one morning early in
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march of 1967, while on duty, several in the military witnessed un explained red lights in the sky over malstrom air force base in montana. >> a very frightened guard called me and said they were looking at a glowing red object pulsating about 30 feet in diameter hovering right above the front gate. >> reporter: moments later, the alarms on ten nuclear missiles sounded. and then they were mysteriously shut down. >> it's like we were under a terrorist attack. i mean, that's what i thought. you know, the facility was under some kind of an attack. but it was verystrange. >> reporter: on monday, he comes to washington with folders of previously top secret documents to prove it was a ufo. this memo concluded. >> "the fact that no apparent reason for the loss of ten missiles can be readily identified is cause for grave concern." >> reporter: top secret
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documents no longer a secret. for the first time, he and six former air force officers are talking. they want the air force to come clean. >> we were never debriefed after that. we were -- we were ordered not to ever talk about it. the air force has deliberately not told the truth about not only my incident, but maybe hundreds of others at military facilities. >> reporter: salas says it was a ufo with a message. >> i just think it was a message. 3-brought to us about the danger of nuclear weapons. other incidents were covered up. and it's high time the air force and the government opened up their files on ufos. >> reporter: in washington, rob chavez, fox 5 news. >> the group will present their findings tomorrow at the national press club.
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well, we've had quite an interesting day today weather wise across the region. we've got some wet weather moving its way through across the area. we are going to take a look to see what's happening. but let's begin now with a look at the radar. we will show you exactly what is going on. because we've got plenty of it spreading its way across many of our areas. the rain showers are moving in from the south. and they are going to continue to do so. and even become more widespread as we move into the course of the evening. this frontal system will actually gradually push its way through. all of this will move its way through. we are talking about a risk of some thunderstorms as we head through across the area. can we take a look at max 2 and put it up? there we go. temperature wise 66 degrees in the district. 65 at dulles. 62 at baltimore. let's take a look at the radar then and show you exactly where all of the wet weather is. out here to the west. heavier spots near fort royal. and this will gradually fill
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in. a look at true view before you. you will see how widespread it is. moving its way all the way up the eastern seaboard. this will head its way towards us as we move into tonight as well as into tuesday. as we go back to the weather maps then. as i mentioned that frontal system. cool. a chance of an isolated thunderstorm tonight. same story for your monday. thunderstorms in the forecast. we are going to end up seeing all of this sticking around right through until tuesday. be prepared for that. keep the umbrella handy. drier conditions after that. will and maureen? >> thank you, gwen. >> that does it for us. fox 5 news. you know the drill. we are always on. >> keep it right here feldman is in the studios. sports extra is coming your way in just a few moments.
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had lost 27 of their last 28. and 14 straight at home. time for our game highlights presented by hh greg. mike shanahan making his road debut with the redskins. the rams' first drive they hand off to stephen jackson. who cuts it back and runs 35 yards. and he outruns landry. actually 32 yards for the score. jackson led the game with a groin injury in the second quarter. rams up 13-0 early. donovan mcnabb completes to moss. but no, sir gets stripped and cough it is up. butler races up to the redskins three. 14-0 just 6:12 into the nothing the redskins trailed. in the second quarter redskins trail 14-3. donovan mcnabb finds moss 29 yards for the touchdown. redskins cuts the deficit to 14- 10. late first half,


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